Former President Truman was at the Indies Inn on Duck Key for his three-week Keys vacation.
Key West High School graduate Leo Hilke, class of 1961, was selected to participate in Ford Foundation's Three Year Master's Degree Program.
Leslie Saunders, a 1947 graduate of Key West High School, was elected superintendent of education of Coweta County, Georgia.
Professor Marshall W. Stearns with Hunter College in New York City purchased the two-story house at 1015 Casa Marina Court. He was an authority on American music and jazz.
General Barksdale Hamlett, Vice Chief-of-Staff U.S. Army, visited the Key West Defense Command and toured Army air defense facilities in the area.